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Obama’s media shield law makes prosecuting journalists even easier

 Published time: May 17, 2013 21:16                                                                              US President Barack Obama. (AFP Photo / Mandel Ngan) United States President Barack Obama is encouraging Congress to take up a media shield law that was abandoned at the start of his administration, but critics of the bill say it might make […]

Court restores Obama’s indefinite detention power

By Stephen C. Webster Tuesday, September 18, 2012 14:15 EDT Topics: indefinite detention ♦ Obama ♦ President Barack Obama A federal appeals court has temporarily frozen a lower court’s order that blocked the Obama administration from arresting and imprisoning American citizens without evidence or trial. Judge Raymond Lohier, […]